Education Act 1998

F70 [ Prohibition on charging admission and enrolment fees

64

64. (1) Subject to subsection (2) , a board or person acting on a board s behalf shall not charge fees for, or seek payments or contributions (howsoever described) as a condition of

( a ) an application for admission of a student to the school, or

( b ) the admission or continued enrolment of a student in the school.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply in respect of

( a ) fees charged by the category of schools known as fee charging post primary schools, which schools are specified in a list of fee charging post primary schools published by the Minister from time to time,

( b ) fees charged by the category of schools known as boarding schools, which schools are specified in a list of boarding schools published by the Minister from time to time, insofar as those fees relate solely to the cost of providing residential boarding places,

( c ) fees charged by schools that provide courses known as post leaving certificate courses, insofar as those fees relate to the cost of providing such courses, or

( d ) fees charged by schools that provide further education and training courses, in respect of such courses. ]